WWE Offers ‘Open Invitation’ To Cricket Legend Freddie Flintoff

2 years ago by Liam Winnard

WWE Offers ‘Open Invitation’ To Cricket Legend Freddie Flintoff

Cricket legend Freddie Flintoff, who currently hosts Top Gear and appears on several other shows, has been offered an “open invitation” of sorts by WWE.

Flintoff – whose real name is Andrew Flintoff – took to Twitter on Thursday night during NXT UK with some interesting comments throughout the show.

He tweeted:

Watching wrestling NXTuk on @btsport reckon me and you @BigTomD could sort these lads out

Tom Davis co-stars in A League of Their Own alongside Flintoff, and replied:

Mate I’m down with that… We’d be the dream tag team.

The official WWE UK Twitter account has now responded to Flintoff’s tweet by writing:

Open invitation

Freddie Flintoff also made some other remarks throughout the show, complimenting Ben Carter and eventually deciding his original comment was a bit silly.

There were rumours of an agreement a few years ago between Flintoff and WWE. On Eddie Hearn’s No Passion, No Point podcast this past December, Flintoff said:

“What happened was, I needed a job. I used to love wrestling as a kid. I love the Undertaker. Wanna fight this lad in Manchester. I presented [it] to Sky — they loved it, put me in touch with WWE, next thing I know I’m on a plane, I’m off to Tampa to wrestling school. I bulked up and trained. Two days I was there, just getting battered, broke two ribs, did a few pieces to camera. Thought nothing [more] of it.

“Then I got a letter or an email from WWE saying, ‘Will you join us?’ They said, ‘Come to wrestling school, we’ll fast-track you, in 18 months you’ll be doing WrestleManias, Royal Rumbles.’ And I’m thinking, ‘I didn’t go for this, but with [the] money involved, I’m quite tempted.'”

Quote via Wrestling Inc

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